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York College of Pennsylvania Guest Presenter: Dr. J. Donald Dumpson: Songs borne of the African Diaspora: African American Spirituals from the Slave Ship to the Concert Stage
Guest Presenter: Dr. J. Donald Dumpson: Songs borne of the African Diaspora: African American Spirituals from the Slave Ship to the Concert Stage Friday, November 8, 2019, 7:30 PM DeMeester Recital Hall, Wolf Hall Dr. J. Donald Dumpson will lead an exploration into the complex issues surrounding the performance of music of the Black American Experience, and will demonstrate the unique sound spectrum and vocal styles of this music through his work with the York College Chorale and Chamber Singers.…Find out more »
Women in the Music Industry Panel Discussion Friday, November 15, 2019, 3:00 PM DeMeester Recital Hall, Wolf Hall This semester's panel will focus on women in the music industry and the challenges they face. Guests will include Dorothy Carvello (the first female A&R executive at Atlantic Records), Rachel Pfennig Hales (client and community development manager, Rock Lititz), Katie Robinette ’06 (founding partner, Robin-Banks Entertainment), and sampling & rights expert Deborah Mannis Gardner (Drake, Jay-Z, Rihanna, Beyoncé). This event is free…Find out more »
York College Jazz Ensemble Jeff Stabley, Director Friday, November 22, 2019, 7:30 PM DeMeester Recital Hall, Wolf Hall The York College Jazz Ensemble performs a wide variety of music by the greats, including Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Count Basie, and Duke Ellington. This event is free and open to the public.Find out more »
The Apollo Chamber Players Saturday, November 23, 2019, 7:30 PM DeMeester Recital Hall, Wolf Hall Houston-based Apollo Chamber Players has "found fruitful territory" (Houston Chronicle) through its mission to explore the cultural and folkloric influences in classical music, and the ensemble's performances have "rhythmic flair and doses of virtuosity" (The Strad). Apollo presents thematically-programmed concerts both regionally and nationally. This is event is made possible thanks to a generous gift from the Boustead Family Foundation and is free and open…Find out more »
Groove Ensemble Jeff Stabley, Director Monday, November 25, 2019, 7:30 PM DeMeester Recital Hall, Wolf Hall The Groove Ensemble is a percussion ensemble with an international twist. It includes many traditional percussion instruments, as well as guitars, basses, keyboards, digital samplers, electronic drum machines, and turntables. Groove performs traditional music from around the world, including West Africa, South Africa, and Indonesia. This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.Find out more »